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Press Coverage of
October 14 Induction of 9 New Members to the
National Sailing Hall of Fame

Inductees to the 2012 National Sailing Hall of Fame - at ceremony at Southern YC in New Orleans, LA

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The Washington Post

Kostecki goes into National Sailing Hall of Fame still bruised from America’s Cup capsize

When John Kostecki is inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame on Sunday, he’ll still have a few bruises from being slammed around in a spectacular capsize in last week’s America’s Cup World Series on San Francisco Bay.

Such are the occupational hazards of being one of the world’s top sailors.

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BYM Sailing News

BYM Sailing & Sports News

Medal of Freedom Recipient, Creator of the Yellow First-Down Line for Televised Football and Olympians Are Members of Historic Second Class of Inductees

There was an abundance of Southern hospitality and tradition in evidence today as the National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame (NSHOF) inducted nine of the sport’s significant contributors into the National Sailing Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the second-oldest yacht club in the U.S.A, Southern Yacht Club in New Orleans. 

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The New Orleans Times-Picayune

The Times-Picayune

Developer of football's first down line graphic inducted into Sailing Hall of Fame

Stan Honey wasn't sure what to make of the phone call informing him that he had been selected into the National Sailing Hall Of Fame's 2012 class. It was still a prevailing feeling during the induction ceremony at the Southern Yacht Club on Sunday night.

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The New Orleans Advocate

Sailing Hall of Fame drops anchor in New Orleans

It will also symbolize the Southern Yacht Club’s remarkable comeback from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina more than seven years ago.

Sunday’s National Sailing Hall of Fame annual induction ceremonies at New Orleans’ Yacht Club will represent a merging of the old and the new, the traditional and the modern.

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The New Orleans Times-Picayune

The Times-Picayune

National Sailing Hall of Fame to induct nine members at Southern Yacht Club on Sunday

Overcoming adversity was a recurring theme with the National Sailing Hall of Fame's inaugural class in 2011. So with that theme in mind, picking the location for the 2012 induction ceremony was a no-brainer, said 2011 inductee Gary Jobson.

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October 16, 2012

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